Dr.B.K. Shashidhar Spine Surgeon in Bangalore

Dr.B.K. Shashidhar
Spine Surgeon, Bangalore


Dr.Shashidhar B K is fortunate enough to be trained in the entire spectrum of Spine care at some of the esteemed institutes across the world and India. He is currently working as a consultant spine surgeon at Bangalore Spine Specialist Clinic, Bangalore, India.He operates( if required only) at Columbia Asia Hospitals and Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Bangalore.


Assistant Professor, Vydehi Medical College And Research Institute, Bangalore December, 2013 -  October, 2014

Consultant Spine Surgeon, Bangalore Spine Specialist Clinic, Bangalore November, 2017 -  Present


  • Spine Surgery

  • Spine Related Disorders

  • Spondylolisthesis

  • Cervical Spondylosis

  • Lumbar Spondylosis

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Obstetric Ultrasound


  • Micro-Endoscopic Discectomy with MetRx system for Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc (PID).
  • Micro-Endoscopic Laminotomy & Decompression (Microlumbar Laminoplasty) with MetRx system for Lumbar Canal Stenosis (Spinal Stenosis).
  • Laminectomy +/- Instrumented Fusion for Lumbar Canal Stenosis.
  • Minimally Invasive TLIF (MIS-TLIF).
  • Artificial Disc Replacement (Total Disc Replacement) for Chronic Low Backpain.
  • Spinal Fusion for Chronic Low Backpain, Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Infections, Spinal Tumors etc.
  • Anterior Cervical Decompression & Fusion for Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors etc.
  • Cervical Laminectomy and fusion for Cervical Myelopathy, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors etc.
  • Cervical Laminoplasty for Cervical Myelopathy.
  • Atlantoaxial Fixation and Fusion for Atlantoaxial Instability (secondary to Rheumatoid Arthritis, Trauma, Developmental causes).
  • Occipitocervical Fusion for Trauma, Tumors, Compression etc around the craniovertebral junction.
  • Deformity Correction – Scoliosis (Paediatric & Adult), Kyphosis (due to Scheuermann’s disease, Post-infective, Post-tubercular, Post-traumatic, Ankylosing spondylitis, Osteoporosis etc).
  • Thoracoscopic Anterior Release & Fusion for Scoliosis.
  • Anterior Spinal Decompression & Fusion at all levels (Cervical, Thoracic & Lumbar).
  • Posterior Spinal Decompression & Fusion at all levels (Cervical, Thoracic & Lumbar).
  • Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures, Metastasis to the Spine etc.
  • Surgeries for Spinal Trauma.
  • Surgeries for Spinal Tumors.
  • Facet joint injections.
  • Transforaminal Epidural Injections.
  • Dynamic Stabilization – Inter-spinous spacer, Pedicle screw based – Dynesys, Acuflex etc.


MBBS, 2007, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, , Bangalore, India

MS Orthopaedics , 2011, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research(PGIMER), Chandigarh,, Chandigarh, India

DNB Orthopaedics, 2012, National board of Examinations, India, New Delhi, India

MNAMS, 2012, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India., New Delhi, India

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Spine Surgery, 2013, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, Mumbai, India

Clinical fellowship in Scoliosis Surgery, 2014, Scoliosis Research Centre, Guro Hospital, Seoul, South Korea

Clinical fellowship in Adult and Paediatric Spine Surgery, 2016, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

Clinical fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery, 2017, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Practice Information

Bangalore Spine Specialist Clinic, Bangalore

Bangalore Spine Specialist Clinic, Bangalore

#222, 4th Cross, Near Jal Vayu Vihar, CMR Road, HRBR Layout 3rd Block, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560043


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


09:00 AM - 01:00 PM & 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Metastatic spine tumor surgery: does perioperative blood transfusion influence postoperative complications Zaw AS, Kantharajanna SB, Maharajan K, Tan B, Saparamadu AA, Kumar N.Transfusion. 2017 Sep 16
  • Using spinopelvic parameters to estimate residual lumbar lordosis assuming previous lumbosacral fusion-a study of normative values. Hey HWD, Tan KA, Kantharajanna SB, Teo AQA, Chan CX, Liu KG, Wong HK. Spine J. 2017 Aug 16.
  • Scoliosis Research Society Robert Winter fellowship, USA 2016
  • Euro spine travel grant 2015
  • Scoliosis Research Society Global Outreach educational scholarship, USA 2015
  • Best paper award at Bangalore Orthopedic Society monthly meet May 2015 at Bangalore for-Extended posterior circumferential decompression for dorsal spine tuberculosis – Technical
  • MI-TLIF – A Tailor Made Solution for Failed Back Spine Surgery. ASSICON 2015, Pune- Selected for VTI Gold medal paper.
  • MI-TLIF – A Tailor Made Solution for Failed Back Spine Surgery. May 2016, Spine week Singapore.
  • Faculty during the Morning pre-breakfast session on ‘Complications in spine surgery’. ASSICON, January 2015.
  • Faculty talk on ‘Evaluation of deformity in elderly’ at the Ageing Spine CME at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, February 2015.Bangalore, India
  • AO Spine International
  • SICOT International
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Society of India
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India